The Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA) lobbies in the UK and Europe about copyright and related rights on behalf of its member organisations and UK users of copyright works through library, archive and information services.
LACA is convened by CILIP: The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals
Mission statement and key objectives
The Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA) advocate a fair and balanced copyright framework which respects the rights of copyright holders whilst placing equal value on the importance of users’ liberties.
In particular, LACA’s aims are:
- To be active and effective in promoting, advocating and lobbying on behalf of our members.
- To raise and maintain awareness about copyright and licensing in the library, archive and information sectors.
- To work with colleagues internationally to bring about a harmonised legislative framework, effective for the digital age, that facilitates cross-border working.
- To collaborate with the UK’s education and cultural heritage sector to encourage a joined-up approach.
LACA: the Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance
C/O CILIP 7 Ridgmount Street
London WC1E 7AE
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7255 0500
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7255 0501
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